A storyboard is the perfect tool for efficiently creating a multimedia "experience" for the user or audience. Projects that use storyboards include but are not limited to:
• Films, videos
• e-learning lessons (e-modules)
1. Show Instead of Tell
A storyboard speaks the universal language of pictures. Put simply, storyboards are a series of images (mock-ups) of what your audience will see alongside written details that tells your team what to do.
2. Decide What You Want
A storyboard gives you a chance to decide if your idea is engaging and practical BEFORE you put the time and expense into developing it.
3. Unite Your Team
There are typically 3 groups you need to create your digital product:
• The talent (either on-screen or voice over)
• Subject matter experts/reviewers
Creating a storyboard gets them all on the same page quickly by giving them important information they need for their jobs alongside a visual representation of the end product.
4. Save Time
Creating a clear, detailed storyboard means you can avoid:
• Trial-and-error development
• Lengthy, frustrating meetings trying to explain what you’re looking for
5. Save Money
Storyboarding goes beyond creating a simple outline, it helps you think through the logistics of the end product. It can also help you decide (and budget for):
• Who needs to get involved
• What you can live with/without
• How big the scope of the project is likely to become
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